Barnsley East

Barnsley East is a constituency in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The seat has been held by Stephanie Peacock (Labour) since June 2017.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 8 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
11,090
Electorate
68,435
Turnout
56.1%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Dugher, Michael
Labour
18,059 47.0% -23.9%
Brown, John
Liberal Democrat
6,969 18.2% 4.1%
Hockney, James
Conservative
6,329 16.5% 3.8%
Porter, Colin
BNP
3,301 8.6% 8.6%
Watson, Mark
UK Independence Party
1,731 4.5% 4.5%
Hogan, Kevin
Independent
712 1.9% 1.9%
Devon, Eddie
Independent
684 1.8% 1.8%
Capstick, Kev
SLP
601 1.6% 1.6%